The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) seeks a high-level Marine Scientific Advisor to contribute to the effective implementation its marine conservation efforts in Madagascar. WCS's marine conservation program focuses on: i) working closely with local communities and the government to restore local fisheries and protect coastal and marine systems, included targeted species and over-all ecosystem integrity; ii) managing a marine protected areas recently created in the northwest, southwest and northeast, iii) supporting a global effort to conserve threatened populations of coastal and oceanic cetaceans; iv) training and capacity building in marine conservation within and external to WCS, and participation in overall marine conservation planning and prioritization in Madagascar.
The International Anti-Poaching Foundation, in collaboration with the Southern African Wildlife College offers suitably qualified candidates an exciting employment opportunity within a word-class program to increase the capacity of anti-poaching instructors and leaders, initially within southern Africa.
WWF Mozambique is seeking a high performing candidate with extensive experience in managing conservation to ensure that WWF is highly influential and relevant and is able to shape the conservation agenda in Mozambique. They will ensure delivery of high quality and sustainable conservation impact at scale in Mozambique based on WWF’s global priorities at national, regional and global level. The role reports to the Country Director.
Conservation Research Africa (CRA) is seeking applicants for the position of Logistics Coordinator for our research projects based in Liwonde National Park, Malawi. This is a full-time voluntary position responsible for procurement, logistical support to field operations and programs, and oversight of contractors and construction projects.
Are you a compassionate and conservation-orientated person, who has an interest in rehabilitation and in sharing your passion with young and old? SANCCOB, a leading seabird conservation organisation, has an opportunity to employ a Bird Rehabilitator to join their small and passionate team in Cape St. Francis (Eastern Cape) on a full-time basis.
Conservation Research Africa (CRAs) is a non-profit conservation project based in Malawi, created in partnership with the University of Bristol, UK. that conducts and supports applied research to inform conservation and wildlife management in Africa. Based in Malawi, CRAs flagship project is Carnivore Research Malawi (formerly Wild Dog Conservation Malawi) which conducts applied research, conservation and education to conserve carnivores in Malawi. We are conducting behavioural ecology field research to assess the urban spotted hyaena and other small carnivores in the capital city of Lilongwe, to inform human-wildlife conflict management (www.carnivoreresearchmalawi.org/urbanhyaena). We are currently recruiting for an Urban Carnivore Research Assistant. The position is based in the city of Lilongwe.
The Pan African Sanctuary Alliance seeks a visionary, forward-thinking Executive Director with exceptional leadership and a deep commitment to meeting the urgent challenges faced by primate conservation across Africa.
Application deadline: Tuesday, 05 May 2015
Chimbo Foundation is committed to maintaining and where necessary, to restore the chimpanzee population and habitat in West Africa. Currently, the foundation focuses on the Boé (a remote area in southeastern Guinea Bissau). The program manager represents Chimbo Foundation in Guinea Bissau and in the Boé region in particular. The program manager coordinates all activities of Chimbo in the area; he/she also coordinates the local staff, international volunteers, researchers and students.
We invite applications for the Pola Pasvolsky Chair in Conservation Biology in the Percy FitzPatrick Institute, a world-renowned postgraduate research institute in the Department of Biological Sciences. The incumbent will be a member of this dynamic Institute that is the core of a Centre of Excellence in Birds as Keys to Biodiversity Conservation funded by the South African Department of Science and Technology through the National Research Foundation.
Volunteer with African Bat Conservation in the heart of Liwonde National Park Malawi. African Bat Conservation (ABC) is a non-profit conservation project based in Malawi, created in partnership with the University of Bristol, UK under UK Charity Conservation Research Africa (CRA). Malawi has been highlighted by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as of key importance to bat conservation in Africa, having high endemism and species diversity. However, it has been highlighted as an area of concern for bat populations due to increasing agricultural pressures on the environment, and high levels of deforestation. We need as much help as we can get to make a difference for bats and biodiversity in Africa, we are a small team with a big task ahead.
Conservation Research Africa (CRA) is a charity in England and Wales that conducts and supports applied research to inform conservation and wildlife management in Africa. Based in Malawi, CRAs flagship project is Carnivore Research Malawi which conducts applied research, conservation and mitigation to conserve carnivores in Malawi. We are conducting behavioural ecology field research to assess the urban spotted hyaena population in the capital city of Lilongwe, to inform human-wildlife conflict management. We are currently recruiting for a Field Research Assistant to radio track spotted hyaena (Crocuta crocuta). The position is based both in the city of Lilongwe with some time potentially in Liwonde National Park.
African Bat Conservation (ABC) is a non-profit conservation research project based in Malawi, operating under UK Charity Conservation Research Africa (CRA) and in partnership with the University of Bristol, UK. ABC works in collaboration with Lilongwe Wildlife Trust (LWT) and the Department of National Parks and Wildlife Malawi (DNPW) to conduct applied research for wildlife conservation management. Primarily based at our research camp in Liwonde National Park (LNP) Malawi, we conduct field research on bats and biodiversity and conduct engagement and education in the surrounding communities. We are currently recruiting for an experienced research assistant who will be responsible for coordinating the field research at our research base under the supervision of Dr Emma Stone.
Are you an enthusiastic person with loads of initiative? The Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) is in need of an appropriately qualified, experienced and self-motivated teacher to lead our education initiatives and be part of our enthusiastic team.
The African Conservation Trust is seeking a Social Ecologist, with a strong environmental background, to conduct field work within rural communities in northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The successful applicant will be answerable to the project leader and work within a team of ecologists, conservation managers and agricultural experts.
Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary is looking for a conservation manager with a passion for conservation, field research and community outreach to work alongside our field outreach team. Working with local and rural communities is a key part of Tacugama's work to protect chimpanzees and conserve their habitat to ensure the long-term survival of wild chimpanzees in Sierra Leone.